Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

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Vancouver, British Columbia

Information Technology




Join a top employer and advance your career. Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with Aplin to hire a Senior Project Manager, Software Implementation based in Vancouver, Calgary, or Edmonton with travel expected to the United States Monday - Wednesday twice per month.

Our client is growing and is working on a multi-million dollar project. They need an energetic Project Manager ready to take on a high-visibility project. This is a dynamic and fast-paced environment. As a Senior Project Manager (PM)  you will lead teams of Software Developers, Quality Assurance Testers, Solution Consultants, and Application Consultants to successfully design, configure, test, and deploy solutions to end customers. The Senior PM is expected to succeed in complex technical environments and has prior enterprise software implementation experience and has a strong understanding of the Product Development lifecycle. The Senior Project Manager will perform and lead site visits/meetings as needed to initiate project implementation processes, and will be responsible for end-to-end implementation of our software solutions into external customer environments. This position is open to candidates based In North America, MST, and PST time zones with a travel of up to 40% expected.

  • Strive for excellence in the delivery of Products to Customers
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with Customers
  • Adhere to our Project Management Methodology and take ownership of Customer satisfaction targets while maintaining project scope, schedule, and budget
  • Assess and manage risk, and accurately capture and resolve issues when needed
  • Provide accountability for project financial performance and ensure effective communication occurs with internal and external stakeholders
  • Cultivate internal relationships across departments to resolve customer issues efficiently and lead escalations to tackle challenges as they arise
  • Coordinate Customers, Subcontractors, and Suppliers to ensure all teams are working together to meet project objectives
  • Collaborate with our Consultants, Sales Managers, and Product Managers to identify opportunities and solutions for Customer's needs
  • Mentor, guide, and setup the project team for success
  • Assist with RFP response proposals and other pre-sales activities
  • Provide preliminary scoping of projects, provide services quotes, Statements of Work (SOW), and project plans in MS Project as required
  • As required, lead internally sponsored projects to improve  Professional Services delivery practices
  • Contribute to the continued development of Project Management methodology, providing input into the development of standard operating procedure (SOP) artifacts, leveraging existing experience in Project Management methodologies
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct Project Management experience in the Enterprise Software industry, delivering solutions to external customers
  • Strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Microsoft Project
  • Utility experience
  • Excellent command of the English language, with the ability to both understand and convey ideas and concepts. Professional Spanish language skills would be considered an asset
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Interest and ability to travel to customer sites, primarily in North America, if required, lead customer presentations and other on-site project activities
  • Experience delivering projects with professional services and multi-million dollar budgets
  • Prior software development, quality assurance, or network administration experience is an asset
  • PMP, Certified Agile & Scrum-related designations are an asset

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